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Press Release: New guidance to help medical students become good doctors

27 May 2016

Understanding the importance of patient confidentiality and behaving appropriately on social media are among the professional values explained in new guidance for UK medical students.

Web News: Letter from Susan Goldsmith to Dr Chaand Nagpaul

27 May 2016

Read Susan Goldsmith's letter to Dr Chaand Nagpaul, Chair of the BMA General Practitioner's Committee.

GMC Statement: GMC to lead flexible training review

18 May 2016

GMC to lead a review on making training pathways more flexible

Press Release: GMC calls for more support for doctors in care of the dying

15 May 2016

The General Medical Council (GMC) has pledged to work with medical schools to expand and improve training for medical students in the care of the dying.

Web News: Essential maintenance to some key systems Saturday 14 May to Sunday 15 May

12 May 2016

Advance notice that some key systems will be unavailable.

Press Release: New Chair sought for doctor tribunal service

11 May 2016

The General Medical Council (GMC) is recruiting for a new Chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS).

Press Release: GMC publishes review of medical education & training in the East of England

06 May 2016

The General Medical Council (GMC) has published its review following visits to medical education and training organisations in the East of England.

GMC Statement: Former GMC president Lord Walton of Detchant dies

24 April 2016

Tributes are being paid to Lord Walton of Detchant, the former president of the General Medical Council, who has died aged 93.

Press Release: Report shows revalidation is starting to have a positive impact but improvements can be made

22 April 2016

Independent research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) has found that four out of 10 doctors are changing their practice as a result of their last appraisal.

GMC Statement: GMC statement: The GMC welcomes NHS England’s General Practice Forward View

21 April 2016

Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, said: ‘GPs in England are under huge strain at the moment and it is vital that we keep the workload associated with regulation to a minimum.